October - December

Ticket Sales Starting: Ticket Prices for the 30th Porsche Tennis Grand Prix Remain UnchangedAnniversary and Premiere at the Porsche Arena

Stuttgart. Preparing for the 30th Porsche Tennis Grand Prix, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, is offering a pleasant surprise in the pre-Christmas season: Ticket sales for the tournament starring the world's best female tennis players to be held for the first time in the new Porsche Arena in Stuttgart from 30 September – 8 October 2006 are starting on Monday, 19 December 2005. The new Multi-Function Hall is currently being built in the NeckarPark between the Gottlieb Daimler Stadium and the Schleyer Hall, and will more than satisfy the demands made also in future of this internationally renowned Ladies' Tournament held on German soil. The additional convenience and comfort amenities offered by the new venue are all "going on the house": In the words of Tournament Director Markus Günthardt, "All prices are remaining unchanged. First of all, this is a big 'Thank You' we would like to extend to our regular public that has remained so loyal to us for all the years in Filderstadt and whom we would now like to welcome to the State Capital of Baden-Württemberg. Second, we wish to offer as many tennis fans as possible the opportunity to enjoy our Anniversary Tournament at the new Porsche Arena."

Tickets are available for the first time exclusively through the Easy Ticket Service – either by telephone on 0711/2555 555 (or +49/711/2555 555 from outside of Germany) or at one of the more than 30 advance ticket sales offices in Baden-Württemberg. A day ticket for the qualifying rounds on Saturday and Sunday is Euro 5.-. During the tournament week the price of tickets then increases, depending on the category, from Euro 30.- to euro 75.- a day. Tickets for the entire tournament are either Euro 290.- or Euro 326.-. Porsche also has attractive special offers such as the Ladies Day on 2 October and the Family Day on 3 October. Students and young people still at school receive a 50 per cent reduction upon presentation of their ID.